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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (May 27): 05/27/19
I finished Mini Nature 5 last week. It's a ladybug on some pickle weed, a plant which grows along the San Francisco Bay shoreline. I haven't stared Mini Nature 6 yet because I'm focusing making some sample pieces for the summer camp I'm teaching in July.
Below are two pieces. The one on the left is an owl done with yarn and glue. On the right is the start of a dinosaur stained glass done with tissue paper. I will post the finished version next week.
This being a three day weekend, I"m taking a little time off from planning camp to goof around. My biggest distraction is the Switch my husband got for me. I have been spending blissful hours playing Stardew Valley on it. I do plan to get other games but for now, it's my one game.
What I read:
You'll see a couple more picture books in there. Those were holdovers from the month when I was reading for ideas for camp. I also finished an audio book I started back in February. Five of my seven adult books were published this year. Don't ask me which one was my favorite as all the new ones were page turners.
What I'm reading:
Posts and reviews:
Comment #1: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 05:55:30
>That Owl is cute! Woman 99 looks promising, I hope you are enjoying it.
Comment #2: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 21:51:00
Woman 99 was a pleasant surprise.
Comment #3: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 08:50:48
>I like the look of Superlative Birds and Weird Birds. Merci Suarez was a wonderful read, I thought. Meg Medina is one of my favorite authors now.
Good luck with your projects. I hope you enjoy your time off today.
Comment #4: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 21:55:00
Of the two bird books, I found Weird Birds the more engaging. It was a nice three day weekend, although I didn't get as much art done as I would have liked.
Comment #5: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:09:24
Looks like you've got some great reading done! Have a great week.
Comment #6: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 21:55:00
It was a good week for reading. We'll see how this one shapes up.
Comment #7: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 12:51:15
Great assortment of books. Come see my week here. Happy reading!
Comment #8: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 21:59:00
Thanks. They were fun to read.
Comment #9: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 14:07:12
I love the ladybug. Lovely! How do you like the Essie Lang books? Those look good. Have a great week!
Comment #10: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 22:01:00
I enjoyed Trouble on the Books. I hope there is a sequel.
Comment #11: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 16:16:20
This post is a really good argument for why book designers are so important. I just added several books to my TBR because the cover drew me in so readily (and then when I looked them up, the description sounded good as well). Superlative Birds, We Cast a Shadow, Woman 99 and One Lie Too Many.
Your art is both fun and inspiring as well!
Comment #12: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 22:04:00
I hope you enjoy the books if/when you read them. Thanks re my art
Comment #13: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 17:09:32
Have a great Memorial Day and enjoy the switch. :)
The Fever King looks intereting!
Comment #14: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 22:06:00
It was interesting. I'll be reading the second book when it's released.
Comment #15: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 21:38:34
I LOVE the variety of your reads!!
Comment #16: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 22:08:00
Thank you. I like variety.
Comment #17: Tuesday, May, 28, 2019 at 08:15:56
All That I can Fix is on my list.
Comment #18: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 22:10:00
I'll get it reviewed as soon as I can.
Comment #19: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 03:21:50
Hmm pickle weed, what an interesting name. I have seen Woman 99 around the blogosphere, hope you are enjoying it.
Comment #20: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 22:10:00
The plant really is pickle colored and the individual nodules are like mini pickles. It's an apt name. I will get Woman 99 reviewed soon.